Nurse Manager ICU

Nurse Manager ICU

  • Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
  • Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Summary

Responsible to teach and advocate for nurses. They instruct aspiring nurses and offer guidance, which may include training in both practical and educational settings.

Education / Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

Experience:

  • Minimum Three (3) years of current clinical experience in specific area with demonstrated leadership abilities
  • Experience in Critical Care Unit is a must

License:

Valid and in a good Standing License in current country or practice

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Clinical Practice:

  • Ensures patient care activities are within established hospital, divisional and unit specific guidelines, policies and procedures, standards and protocols, etc
  • Facilitates care provided and assesses staff by maintaining high visibility (80% clinical presence) to patients/families and staff on area(s)
  • Provides leadership and a resource role in the provision of patient care and other unit activities
  • Demonstrates effective communication and collaboration skills when interacting with patients/families, other health care team members and members of other departments

Administration:

  • Staff Management to include recruitment, education, training, evaluation and development, as well as preparation and delegation of work schedules and workflow
  • Maintains an open door communication policy for unit staff
  • Reviews, plans, manages and monitors the unit budget
  • Participates in Committees and workgroups as required
  • Develops and implements unit level strategic plan in line with Nursing Services strategic plans
  • Develops, modifies and ensures implementation of Policies and Procedures in the area assigned
  • Plans, organizes, directs and evaluates the delivery of patient care and unit/clinic operational management functions
  • Conducts staff meetings and maintains minutes
  • Maintains all records pertaining to the operation of the area of assignment and generates reports as required

Education & Research:

  • Assesses, develops and then monitors the effectiveness of standards of care and nursing unit policies and procedures
  • Assumes responsibility for own professional growth
  • Participates in teaching and mentoring of Nursing, Medical and Paramedical students, Interns and Residents

Quality:

  • Anticipates and acts to maintain a safe environment
  • Work with all healthcare team members in activities designed for the improvement of patient care outcomes
  • Develops, implements and participates in Quality improvement processes and activities
  • Compiles with hospital infection control and safety protocols

Professionalism:

  • Serves as a professional role model, teacher and resources person
  • Develops and utilizes professional collegial networking
  • Demonstrates respect, compassion and cultural sensitivity to patients/families, other hospital employees, students and faculty
  • Advocates for excellence in patient care
  • Assumes responsibility for own decisions and actions
  • Demonstrates initiative in the performance of duties